MHS Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Awards

The MHS Outstanding Thesis Award and the MHS Outstanding Dissertation Award are for a master’s thesis and Ph.D. dissertation on a topic in Mississippi history or biography completed during 2020 or 2021. These awards are given biennially.

Submissions will be judged on the basis of the following: originality and sophistication of concept, design, and methodology; compilation and effective use of evidence; clarity and precision of style; and significance of the work's contribution toward an understanding of Mississippi history.

The winner will be selected by the Mississippi Historical Society.  Nominations must be submitted by November 1, 2021.  Prize winners will be notified before the March 2021 annual meeting of the Mississippi Historical Society.


Deadline Date:  November 1, 2021

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Name of Graduate Student
Thesis or Dissertation
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